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INDUSTRY COMMENT – Government Consultation; Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Places

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Rural housing, residential development, local plan, housing shortage, housing need, government consultationLast month the government published its follow up to the White Paper; Fixing our Broken Housing Market, following up its promise to consult on a proposed standardised method for calculating local housing need I(including transitional arrangements).

Rural Solutions will be providing detailed responses to the consultation before the deadline of 9th November. In the meantime James Podesta, Head of Planning, offers these thoughts on the consultation… Read More

NEWS RELEASE – Farmer’s Guardian look to our director Rob Hindle for his prediction and tips on successful rural diversification

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Rural Solutions - Farmer's Guardian 25 August 2017

Farmer’s Guardian look to our director Rob Hindle for his prediction and tips on successful rural diversification

 

We are delighted to see our double page spread in the Farmer’s Guardian Property supplement in August. If you haven’t seen it, here’s a link. Read More

Rural Solutions - Exceptional New Country Houses And Replacement Houses

PLANNING EXPERTISE PORTFOLIO – Exceptional Para 55 New Country Houses and Replacement Houses

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Rural Solutions - Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

Rural Solutions – Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

 

Rural Solutions has developed a particular national expertise in the delivery of truly outstanding, exceptional and innovative new and replacement country houses (Para 55s).

We have achieved more approvals in recent years under the relevant and tough provisions of the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF paragraph 55) than any other planning practice.

Click Here to view our Exceptional Country Houses Planning Portfolio

We provide the most up to date expertise in delivering permissions for new country houses.

To find out how we can help you achieve your Para 55 in a sensitive rural area, contact Rural Solutions on 01756 797501 or info@ruralsolutions.co.uk to discuss your needs.

 

 

INDUSTRY COMMENT – Sustainable rural housing affects everyone, even The Archers!

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By Duncan Hartley, Director of Planning

So often we hear the conflicting issues of a planning proposal when proving an application, so it was quite a novelty to hear the Archers getting involved in the debate the other day. If you haven’t heard it – have a listen here. Read More

INDUSTRY NEWS – Permission in Principle (PiP) explained

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The PiP is a new planning consent route which has been introduced in this year which will essentially simplify, speed up and encourage the allocation of brownfield land for housing-led development.  The process has two stages: the consideration of matters of principle for proposed development and the technical detail of the development. Read More